For Small- to Medium-Sized Businesses

We provide both common and highly-specialized transaction and litigation legal services for small- to medium-sized businesses in and around St. Charles County.

Our business lawyer is not only experienced litigator, but can advise you on issues concerning daily business and how the law affects your company. Relying on technology and taking an interdisciplinary, client-centered approach to litigation and commercial and corporate law matters, we work with diverse businesses and professionals across various industries.

Types of business law matters that we handle:

  • General Business Advice
  • Business Entity Formation-LLCs, Corporation, & Partnerships
  • Drafting and Negotiation of Buy/Sell Agreements
  • Contract Drafting and Negotiation
  • Business Collection Matters

At Serall Chezem Law Firm, we know business and have a great deal of experience in business-related formation, litigation and understanding the ins-and-outs of the law. We make every effort to become thoroughly acquainted with your business and to help guide you through the stages of progress with advice on changing laws, general business practice and more. We want to be with you from business entity formation onwards. With the knowledge that we acquire about your company, developing a long-term relationship with our business attorney provides an advantage to your company because of how knowledgeable we become.

General Business Advice

With today’s economic climate, it can be extremely hard to start up a business or keep your current business afloat due to the changing laws, fluctuating economy and unstable competition landscapes. General business advice, keeping you abreast of the latest changes in law and advising you on the best way to prepare for coming legislative changes can make all the difference in your approach to decision making.

Look to the business attorney of Serall Chezem Law Firm when you need business advice. We are experienced in all sorts of business legal matters and can help you understand how the law affects your business.

Business Entity Formation-LLCs, Corporations, & Partnerships

Business entity formation in Missouri should be handled by a skilled business lawyer, Serall Chezem Law Firm, who has the experience to see that your business is set up and fully functional in a format that fits with your business goals, resources and purpose.

Many Missouri businesses facing business entity formation rush into setting up a Limited Liability Company, and while this is a valid option for many companies, it is not always the best choice. Be wary of any service that tries to automatically push you in this direction.

By talking with the lawyer at Serall Chezem Law Firm, you will get a chance to review the positive and negative aspects of each business entity type that applies to your business and make a decision that is right for your business today and for the future.

As your business grows and changes, you may need to change your business structure, which is why it is smart to establish a long term relationship with a business lawyer, like Serall Chezem Law Firm. We make every effort to be thoroughly acquainted with your business and to help guide you through the stages of progress with advice on changing laws, general business practice and, most importantly, when it is time to consider a business reorganization and entity change.

Drafting and Negotiation of Buy/Sell Agreements

When drafting and negotiating buy/sell agreements, you should work with business lawyers that have a real understanding of not only contract language, but also ancillary business law and modern negotiation techniques. In this way, you can be sure to not only get the best price, but to have solid, legally binding contracts after a sale.

At Serall Chezem Law Firm, we pride ourselves in never producing “boilerplate” agreements. We look at each case individually and with distinct concern for the parties involved. Drafting and negotiation of buy/sell agreements should be undertaken with an adequate measure of marketplace awareness in order to successfully judge the true value of the business and negotiate the price accordingly.

Whether you are selling on the open market or creating an agreement to protect the interested parties in business succession cases, with Serall Chezem Law Firm, you are sure to get an agreement that you desire.

Contract Drafting and Negotiation

At Serall Chezem Law Firm, our business attorney has a great deal of experience with contract drafting and negotiation. Our lawyer has experience with numerous contract litigation cases and can use this experience to help you avoid the pitfalls that have led other companies to court.

When creating a great contract, the contract language must be very carefully crafted to fit your company and its situation. Serall Chezem Law Firm has a dedicated business lawyer who really cares about your business and can ensure that you get not only the best possible advice, but also the best possible final contract.

Business Collection Matters

When a Debt is owed to you
When you have a serious amount of outstanding debt that needs collected, you want to be sure to follow the law precisely to avoid having the debt forgiven due to illegal collection methods. The laws around business collection matters have been written to encourage payment of these debts, so if you follow the process correctly, you are more likely to see payment of the amount owed to you. Contact the business attorney of Serall Chezem Law Firm today to help ensure that your collection methods stay well within the law and are effective as well.

When You Owe a Debt
Before you allow your debt to grow to an insurmountable obstacle, speak with a business attorney at Serall Chezem Law Firm, who can help you craft a debt payment plan that you can live with and then negotiate with your creditors to avoid nasty collections attempts.

Learn more about how Serall Chezem Law Firm can help your business by contacting us at   314-374-6715 or fill out our contact form to set up a free consultation.